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Lambert-Sigisbert Adam (1700-1759)

Self-portrait

Whiteley (2000) 600

Red chalk on fine-textured, off-white paper, laid down on a sheet of white wove paper. Border: pale green and yellow bands of wash, edged with brown ink with two outer lines of gold paint.  Sheet: 375 x 247 mm

Inscribed in black chalk below window ledge: LAMBert SIGISBERT ADAM DE NANCY / SCULPr ORDre DU ROY TRES CRETIEN DE L'ACADÉMI […] / ROYALLE DE SCULPr DE PEINTURE / DESSIGNE PAR LVY MEME

Collector's Mark: Douce (L. 688)

Provenance: Niccolo Gabburi Kent

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834, and transferred from the Bodleian Library, 1863.;  WA1863.79